Tribunal throws out HDP’s petition to present more witnesses


The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed an application filed by Presidential Candidate of  Hope Democratic Party, Ambrose Owuru seeking to amend it’s petition to enable them provide a list of additional witnesses, witnesses statement and copies of documents it intends to rely on.

In a unanimous ruling delivered by the Chairman of the Tribunal, the court held that the application of the petitioners is an abuse of court process that cannot be allowed to succeed as the law allows petitioners to file and amend petitions within 21 days after the declaration of results.

The tribunal also ruled that it never granted an order allowing the petitioners to amend their petition.

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